The My Life as a... Series Common Core Guide & Worksheets
The My Life as a . . . series is about the adventures of a twelve-year-old with a reading disability who draws his vocabulary words in order to learn them. These Common Core-aligned reading and writing handouts will help students examine the connection between visual and textual information, as well as friendship, special needs, physical disabilities, and community. The curriculum guide includes a service learning plan, writing graphic organizers, vocabulary building exercises, a worksheet on similes, and a comic strip activity.
Macmillan Children's Publishing Group is home to many of the most highly acclaimed and noteworthy children's imprints in publishing: Farrar Straus Giroux, Feiwel and Friends, First Second, Henry Holt, Priddy Books, Roaring Brook Press, and Square Fish. MCPG authors and illustrators include Eric Carle, Jack Gantos, Kimberly Willis Holt, Lloyd Alexander, and Peter Sis; memorable characters include Bad Kitty and Carl the Rottweiler.